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    DescriptionThis volume in the Praeger Security International (PSI) series Classics of the Counterinsurgency Era defines the laws of insurgency and outlines the strategy and tactics to combat such threats. Drawn from the observations of a French officer, David Galula, who witnessed guerrilla warfare on three continents, the book remains relevant today as American policymakers, military analysts, and members of the public look to the counterinsurgency era of the 1960s for lessons to apply to the current situation in Iraq and Afghanistan. With a new foreword by John A. Nagl, author of Counterinsurgency Lessons from Malaya and Vietnam (Praeger, 2002).


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    Title
    Counterinsurgency Warfare
    Subtitle
    Theory and Practice
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Galula
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780275993030
    ISBN 10: 0275993035
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: JWA
    B&T General Subject: 710
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27470
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    Libri: I-TE
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: TEC025000, HIS027130
    DC22: 355.001
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 355.425, 355.02/18
    LC classification: U241 .G35 2006
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027060
    Thema V1.0: JWA
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    3 figures, 2 maps
    Publisher
    ABC-CLIO
    Imprint name
    Praeger Publishers Inc
    Publication date
    30 August 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Westport
    Author Information
    DAVID GALULA graduated from St. Cyr Military Academy in 1939 and served in the French army in the North Africa campaign and in the liberation of Italy and France during World War II. In addition, he later served in China, Greece, Indo-China, and Algeria. Lieutenant Colonel Galula died in 1967.
    Review quote
    "This is a soldier's book, written by a professional with a classical military education....Ýi t has become required reading for students of warfare generally, and especially for soldiers and policymakers dealing with the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq."-ARMY